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Summer Birding at Sarnia Solar

Enbridge is inviting Lambton Wildlife members to join Larry Cornelis for a morning of birding at the Sarnia Solar site. A recent survey

found some rare species you might get to see: Clay-coloured Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow and the Dickcissel.

Tuesday, June 28th, 8am-11pm

Meet at the Enbridge office (yellow house) on Blackwell Side Road across from the old dump

* Bring your binoculars, camera, water, DEET insect repellent and wear long pants and shirt, if possible.

(Ticks are present).


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  New book by local LWI members 

Butterfly Whisoerer Book Image

Butterfly Whisperer

For 30 years, Brenda Kulon has quietly studied, photographed and protected some of Southwestern Ontario's rarest and most beautiful butterflies. Kulon, a secondary school educator, wildlife photographer and natural gardener has made it her life's work to enhance the survival of native butterflies in the Carolinian Life Zone.

Available from The Book Keeper . Books are $35 for soft cover and $50 for the hard cover.

  A Guide to the Natural Areas of Lambton County 
This guide is intended to be a general introduction to natural areas in Lambton County. It also includes brief descriptions of significant natural areas reasonably close to, but not within, Lambton County.

Click here to download it.
Click here for a printed copy

    There are a Trillium Reasons to Join Us 
Knowledge that your membership is going to the preservation of natural spaces in Lambton County
Access to a variety of interesting outdoor and indoor activities
Earthways, our newsletter
Become a Lambton Wildlife member!

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
  Upcoming Outdoor Events 

Howard Watson Nature Trail Botany Walk
Saturday, June 18, 2016


Annual Butterfly Count
Saturday, June 25, 2016

Habitat Thursdays Garden Tours
Thursdays - July 7, July 14, July 21 and July 28, 2016

Maajiigin Gumig (Aamjiwanaang's Greenhouse)
Saturday, August 27, 2016

  Upcoming Indoor Events 

Birds and Weather
September 26, 2016


Visit often to see upcoming indoor events

See our Programs page for more information and other upcoming events!

Download LWI 2016 / 2017 Program

    Ontario Field Ornithologists 
Ontario Field Ornithologists Logo  Do you want to know if there are rare birds in the Lambton County area?  Do you want to report a sighting? 

ONTBIRDS is an email service sponsored by Ontario Field Ornithologists. Subscribers provide Ontario bird sightings and birding hotline updates. ONTBIRDS is to report rare vagrants, birds on the Ontario Review List, regional rarities, unusual numbers or species mixes, and birds out of season or in unusual locations. It is not a "chat" line.

Click here to view ONTBIRDS bird sightings

Click here for information on ONTBIRDS (how to subscribe and guidelines for use).
Volunteer with Us!

Make a hands-on difference to local natural areas and volunteer with us on a working group. Currently we're looking for volunteers to help work with managing some of the properties we own.

Check out our Volunteering page for more information.
Lend A Hand and Make A Difference! Volunteer To Help Maintain LWI Properties

See our Volunteer page for more details